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Kajaani, Järvikalastus

Schools of vendace meandering the open waters of Ärjänselkä serve to fatten the fish that prey on them. Pike are abundant in the bays, while zander, perch and trout thrive on the sandy banks in mid-lake. Pike and zander The most well-known pike fishing grounds can be found around the edges of Ärjäselkä.  Troll fishers remember the shoals off Vuottoniemi Point, Myllylahti Bay, the underwater pits between Ärjänsaari Island and Lapinniemi Point, the tip of the shallows off Selkäniemi Point, around the islands in Pehkolanlahti Bay, and especially the southern side of Neuvosenniemi Point....

The fish stock of Lake Oulujärvi could be described as follows: salmonoids in the west, abundant pike and zander in the east.  The zander is common enough in Paltaselkä to have surpassed the vendace as the point of interest for professional fishing. Zander Zander should be lured in the evening or at night near the edges of the deeps. The zander is a sedentary fish that spends almost its entire life in one area. Lure fishers have caught trout, for example, on the northern bank off Toukka Island and off the Siniluoto islet near the village of Koutaniemi; off Mutoudenniemi Point; in the...